Playing in the final home game of the 2016-17 regular season, in addition to celebrating Senior Day, the University at Albany women's basketball team (16-11, 10-4 AE) hosted Maine (15-15, 8-7 AE) for the second of two regular-season meetings between last year's America East finalists. Earlier this season at Maine, UAlbany fell by a score of 81-74. This time, the Great Danes opened up a double-digit lead and held off a surge from the Black Bears to take the game 64-60.
In an absolute thriller in the Carrier Dome, the #12/12 UAlbany men's lacrosse team fell in its season opener to #6/6 Syracuse 10-9 after the game-winner was scored with 1.9 seconds left to play.
The University at Albany women's basketball program (15-11, 9-4 AE) will host its final regular season home game of the 2016-17 season on Saturday when Maine visits in the second of two scheduled rematches between last year's America East finalists. The Great Danes will also honor the four seniors on the roster, Cassandra Edwards, Aubrey Hernandez, Bailey Hixson, and Imani Tate, during a postgame ceremony.
It's no surprise that Bernard Clark wears many hats for the University at Albany football team. After all, he's learned a myriad of lessons, both on and off the field, at every stop of his successful career as a player and coach.
The UAlbany men's basketball team will look to make it four straight victories, playing the first of two road games in a row at Maine on Sunday, February 19th at 2 p.m. at the Cross Insurance Center.
The UAlbany women's lacrosse team hosts Yale on Saturday, February 18th at 3 p.m. for its first game at John Fallon Field in 2017.
The UAlbany men's lacrosse team is set to begin the 2017 season with its annual matchup against Syracuse in the Carrier Dome on Saturday, February 18th at 3 p.m.
Paced by Devonte Campbell's second-straight double-double off a career-high 25 points and 10 rebounds, the UAlbany men's basketball team moved into third place in the America East after a 78-69 home win against UMBC.
The University at Albany women's basketball program (15-11, 9-4 AE) took its season-high six game winning streak on the road Wednesday for a rematch with UMBC (14-12, 9-4 AE), who earlier this season ended UAlbany's 24-game winning streak at SEFCU Arena. The Retrievers ended the Danes' win streak, outlasting UAlbany 63-60.
University at Albany jumpers Anika Hibbard and Devon Willis have been named America East Field Performers of the Week, the conference offices announced Tuesday. They are joined this week by track performers Eric Holt from Binghamton, and Elinor Purrier from New Hampshire. It is Hibbard's second consecutive weekly award, and Willis' first of the season.
Women's Golf Ties for First Place in MAAC Preseason Coaches Poll The University at Albany has tied for first place in the 2017 Women's Golf MAAC Preseason Coaches' Poll. The Great Danes received a total of 71 points with the highest number of first place votes (5) in the poll, making it the third season in a row where the Great Danes have been selected to finish first in the MAAC Women's Golf Championship.
With its season opener this week, the UAlbany men's lacrosse team went up a spot in each the USILA Coaches Poll and Inside Lacrosse media poll to #12 in the country.